51+ Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners
These Raspberry Pi projects for beginners have been designed to be as easy as possible. Little to no knowledge of programming or Linux is required in order to get them to work.
These projects are a great example of some of the cool things you can do with the Pi. They are also a great way to learn a lot of the basics about the Pi such as software configurations, debugging, Linux commands much more.
If you’re also just looking for something that will just work and be running in no time, then these projects are also for you too. A project such as the media center is an excellent example of a project that you can easily setup, configure and have ready in less than an hour.
In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to view RTMP streams on your Raspberry Pi by using three simple pieces of software. For those who do not know, RTMP stands for Real-Time messaging protocol. It was initially a proprietary protocol developed by Macromedia...read more
In this project, we will be exploring how to set up a Lighttpd Web Server on your Raspberry Pi. Lighttpd like NGINX is a fast and memory efficient alternative to Apache that is designed to have a relatively low memory footprint and a small CPU load, both of which are...read more
In this project, we will be building upon our Telegram tutorial by showing you how to utilize Telegram to control your Raspberry Pi. We will be doing this by utilizing the LUA interpreter that is built into the Telegram CLI which opens it up to quite a wide variety of...read more
In this project, we will be showing you how to set up your very own Raspberry Pi eBook server by utilizing the COPS (Calibre OPDS (and HTML) PHP Server) PHP software. This software acts as a web interface on your Raspberry Pi where you can access all your eBooks...read more
In this Raspberry Pi RFID RC522 tutorial, I will be walking you through the steps on how to set up and wire the RFID RC522 chip with your Raspberry Pi. This project is a cool circuit to play around with and opens you up to quite a wide variety of different projects...read more
In this tutorial, we will be showing you the basics of how to set up a Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio utilizing the FM Transmitter software and a piece of wire. This piece of software allows you to broadcast an FM signal through your GPIO 4 pin. This broadcast means you...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Telegram CLI tutorial, we will be showing you how to set up the popular messaging service Telegram on your Raspberry Pi. We will be doing this by making use of the Telegram CLI (Command Line Interface) written by a user on GitHub. This project...read more
In this project, we will be showing you how to set up a Raspberry Pi IRC Server. An IRC server is perfect for the Raspberry Pi as compared to most other servers, as it is not hugely performance draining on the Raspberry Pi's limited resources. IRC for those who don't...read more
In this project, we will be showing you how to set up a Raspberry Pi Caddy web server. While Caddy is not nearly as performance friendly as NGINX on the Raspberry Pi, it is packed with user-friendly features and is designed to utilize modern web technologies right out...read more
In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to set up the NGINX Web Server on your Raspberry Pi. It is a better alternative to Apache for the Raspberry Pi due to a few different reasons. Some of the reasons NGINX is better on the Raspberry Pi is that it has a much...read more
A Raspberry Pi WiFi Extender is a cheap and power efficient way of increasing the total range of your WiFi Network. A WiFi extender differs a fair bit from a WiFi access point. The main difference being that instead of getting its network connection from Ethernet, it...read more
Just to name a couple of the Raspberry Pi beginner projects we have on this website; the Pi time lapse, retro game emulator, webcam server and much more. (We also have much more coming in the near future)
If you want to check out our more extensive range of projects, then head over to the Raspberry Pi project page as this will have many tutorials ranging from just basic beginner stuff right through to the more advanced tutorials.
If you’re looking at getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then check out our page that has all the information you will need to get started. There is a lot to learn about the Pi especially on using the Linux based operating system correctly. However, with a few tutorials, you will be able to master the Pi in no time.
We also have plenty of guides that will help you take you through both stuff specific to Pi and even nonspecific. If you want to learn more about the Raspi config, Raspberry Pi SSH then you should definitely check it out.
We also have a guide on how to turn your time-lapse images into a video so you can show it off to all your friends. Again all these guides go well with the beginner Raspberry Pi Projects as they too show you all the basics.
There are many great Raspberry Pi accessories around that you can buy. If you’re looking at doing up your Pi with a cool looking case or looking to buy a kit that includes a Pi, then be sure check out our guides.
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We hope you enjoy these Raspberry Pi projects for beginners and be sure to check back soon as we have many more projects on the way.